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The art of insect illustration and threads of entomological history

[exhibition] December 2004 to March 2005, Bruce Peel Special Collections Library

by George E. Ball

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Published by University of Alberta Libraries in Edmonton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Entomology -- History -- Pictorial works -- Exhibitions.,
  • Entomology -- History -- Exhibitions.,
  • Insects -- Pictorial works -- Exhibitions.,
  • Zoological illustration -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 55-56).

    Other titlesInsect illustration and threads of entomological history
    Statementcurated by George E. Ball.
    GenrePictorial works, Exhibitions.
    ContributionsBruce Peel Special Collections Library.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL462.5 .B35 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3458430M
    ISBN 101551951177
    LC Control Number2005391511
    OCLC/WorldCa58551089

    His illustrations were part of a NMNH exhibition "Eyes on Science: Illustrating Natural History." At NMNH in , he presented a one-man show of 10 plates from a book that he illustrated, Peterson Field Guide to Eastern Butterflies. He also has been featured in exhibitions in Canada, in the United States and in his native Thailand. Vintage Butterfly art print Garden art print Cottage art Victorian print s Antique wall art Nature wall art Home decor prints Butterfly This gorgeous illustration is from a series of hand colored lithographs. It comes from the Belgium book published in the ’s. This print is digitally. Entomology as a scientific study began in the 16th century. William Kirby is widely considered as the father of Entomology. In collaboration with William Spence, he published a definitive entomological encyclopedia, Introduction to Entomology, regarded as the subject's foundational text.


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